Inflammation: Evaluation and Treatment
By Lyn Paul Taylor, R.P.T.
The problem is when soft tissues are stressed they produce a group of chemicals called inflammatories. These include histamine , bradykinin , and prostaglandin. These chemicals are designed to provoke specific physiological responses, which are supposed to be part of the healing process. [more...]
Fixing the problem. The first step in “fixing” the problem is to precisely determine the location of the inflammation(s). In our setting, this is done by performing a Differential Skin Resistance (DSR) Survey. The instrument involved, the DSR monitor, measures the skin resistance to a passage of electricity through it. [more...]
What you can do to be a part of the solution. Apply topical ibuprofen to the inflamed zones that have been identified before you go to bed at night and when you get up in the morning. [more...]